Republican debate going on right now

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    Gingrich starts off with "Reagan created 25 million new jobs by cutting taxes.

    As simple search turns up:

    Federal employment grew by 61,000 during Reagan’s presidency—in part because Reagan created a whole new cabinet department, the department of veterans affairs. (Under Bill Clinton, by contrast, federal employment dropped by 373,000). Smaller deficits and debt: Both nearly tripled on Reagan’s watch. Lower taxes: Although Reagan muscled through a major tax cut in 1981, he followed up by raising taxes in 1982, 1983, 1984 and 1986. In 1983, in fact, he not only raised payroll taxes; he raised them to pay for Social Security and Medicare. Let’s put this in language today’s tea-baggers can understand: Reagan raised taxes to pay for government-run health care.

    The Real Ronald Reagan: Clearing the Myth and Finding the Truth - Page 7

    Jon King said, "57% of Republicans say raise taxes on the rich". I couldn't figure out what a single candidate said in reply.

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    About to have an Orgasm Deany?
     
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    The fucking guy asking the questions needs to stop goin "ep, uh, I, yep, eh, ep" while people are fucking talkiing.
     
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    And pointing out what an utter Failure this administration has been and continues to be
     
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    Too good to post it in the actual thread on it?
     
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    He is STILL doing it, WTF, I wana claw my fucking face off!
     
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    Maybe the reich wing thread count will diminish for ONE EVENING IN THE YEAR!!! because the righties are glued to their sets LOL
     
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    And WHY I refuse to Watch the ChickenShit News Network
     
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    Grow Up ASSwipe
     
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    Republicans keep saying their policies will tell America, "How we will create jobs". They keep forgetting to say "how". Hilarious.
     

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